On the heels of a Dow Jones Industrial Average 121-point gain and a Nasdaq Composite Index 48-point loss, media, communications and utility companies take turns in the earnings spotlight today.
Scheduled to report is media outlet
. A diverse group of communications companies including telecom giant
, information technology company
and broadcast company
Clear Channel Communications
also call in results.
In anticipation of a batch of earnings from the utility sector, the
Dow Jones Utility Average
lowered 0.7%. Component
American Electric Power
, which reports today, stayed flat at $38.19.
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full-week's earnings calendar is published separately.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 7 a.m.:
Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Friday. Source:
Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 498.6.
Treasury buyback announcement . Source:
Bureau of the Public Debt. The Treasury announced the details of tomorrow's reverse auction.
Existing home sales for September. Source:
National Association of Realtors. Forecast: 5.14M. Previous: 5.27M.
1:30 p.m.: Treasury auction. Source:
Bureau of the Public Debt. The Treasury announces the results of its monthly two-year note auction, at which $10 billion of securities will be sold, with bids due at 1 p.m.
Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Saturday. Source:
Money Magazine and
ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 31.